Blue Hill Escape is a 2300 ha nature reserve on the border of the Baviaanskloof Wilderness Area and the Klein Karoo. The reserve is located on private land and is a contract nature reserve created under the CapeNature stewardship program. The nearest town is Uniondale, Western Cape, South Africa. The reserve is located in the Kouga mountains, which are part of the Cape Fold Mountains, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site . The vegetation is mostly mountain fynbos (Proteas and Ericas) - part of the Cape Floral Kingdom. This is not a Big 5 reserve, but a variety of wildlife including klipspringer and leopard occur. The reserve offers a variety of accommodation options and activities are mostly focused around hiking, conservation and research . It is a base for Fynbos Endemic Birds Survey, a research program aimed at determining the ecological and conservation status of the six species of bird found only in the Fynbos.